The Highway to Stardom

Several times throughout the year, The Highway identifies a country artist they believe has the talent to make it big.

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Parker McCollum, Luke Combs and Gabby Barrett

What is The Highway Finds?

It’s all part of The Highway channel’s ongoing commitment to spotlight great new country music talent. Being named a Highway Find is highly-anticipated by country artists and fans alike, and has brought early recognition to familiar country stars such as Parker McCollum, Luke Combs, Gabby Barrett, Maren Morris, Dan + Shay, and Florida Georgia Line.

Latest Highway Finds

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Highway Finds: Nicolle Galyon
Nicolle Galyon is already an accomplished songwriter with credits on hits by Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Kelsea Ballerini, Lee Brice and others. Now, she’s dropped her debut album, first born, featuring the single “self care” — which is frequently played on The Highway.
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Highway Finds: Mackenzie Carpenter
Mackenzie Carpenter is a singer/songwriter whose currently in the studio recording her debut project. She is building a fanbase online and on the road having already opened for Miranda Lambert, Parker McCollum, Craig Campbell, Ryan Hurd, and Conner Smith.
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Highway Finds: Avery Anna
Despite being only 17 years old, Avery has been taking the genre by storm as “the girl that sings in a bathtub” on TikTok, garnering millions of followers and fans of her heartfelt songs. You can hear her single “Narcissist,” on The Highway. 
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Highway Finds Virtual Festival

During last year's Highway Finds Fest, listeners were treated to virtual intimate performances from country music’s home-grown artists, hitmakers, and discoveries, including this virtual appearance by Parker McCollum.

Interviews and Performances by Highway Finds

Hear what’s new with country’s breakout artists.

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Priscilla Block
Priscilla Block talks with Storme Warren and MC about signing a record deal and her first self-titled EP.
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Drew Parker
Drew Parker describes learning he’d co-written the number one song in country music the same week he and his wife had a brand new baby girl.
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Angie K
Angie K performs live for the Highway Finds Tour: Quarantine Edition during the SiriusXM Next Wave Virtual Concert Series.
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